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“Must go here for above and beyond Mexican food and service”
Review of La Destileria

La Destileria
Ranked #38 of 960 Restaurants in Cancun
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: One of the best Mexican restaurants in Cancun. There is a spectacular view of the lagoon and a unequal ambience. The contemporary Mexican cuisine includes a variety of typical dishes and creations of the chef with authentic Mexican flavors. El mejor restaurante de cocina mexicana en Cancun. Espectacular vista a la laguna y ambiente sinigual. Nuestra cocina mexicana contemporanea ofrece una variedad de platillos tipicos asi como creaciones de nuestro chef con el autentico sabor mexicano.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Must go here for above and beyond Mexican food and service”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

This was a second trip to Destilieria, the first trip was 7 years ago on our first trip to Cancun. We had a group of 6 ladies 18-62 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food, drinks, the service and wonderful view of the sun setting. If you want something a little different from the typical Mexican food but authentic, try the Destiliera and plan to relax spend some time and enjoy the food, musicians, sunset, service and go ahead order the Grande Margarita (I love the Mango one), you will not regret it.

  • Visited June 2013
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“Excellent food and excellent service!”
Reviewed June 18, 2013

We ate here at the recommendation of our hotel and couldn't be happier. Portions were large, wait staff attentive and the food itself was delicious. Drinks were great also and not light on tequila! We have traveled a lot and as such consider ourselves snobs of sort and this place did not let us down. Highly recommend!!

  • Visited June 2013
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Woodland, WA
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90 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Cocodrillos - amazing meal”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

La Destilleria is within walking distance at 12.6 km is on the lagoon and we saw a crocodile down below. The service was amazing and the food fantastic. We had the special m...ete volcanic bowl with meat, guacamole, cactus to fill your corn or flour tortillas. Prices are very good for hotel zone. Great atmosphere

Visited June 2013
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Tucson, AZ, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great food, kind service”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

This fits in the intermediate budget category, but service was great, loved the menu choices. The food was fantastic. Nice view of the lagoon. Well worth it.

Visited May 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Good Food & Lagoon View”
Reviewed June 15, 2013

Great deck to watch sunset over the lagoon. Food is consistently good. Value of food for price is very good. The staff is excellent. Enjoy going here every year.

Visited June 2013
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